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American Offshore Whaling Voyages: A Database

  • Voyages of Vigilant (Bark)
  •   Built: 1852 in Rochester, MA. Frozen in the ice and destroyed in the Arctic, 1879

    DepartureArrivalMasterHailing PortDestinationSpermWhaleBoneSource
    1852, Jun 1855, JulDeblois, John ScottNew Bedford, MA Pacific 337 1060 12100*
    1855, Nov 1859, MayMcCleave, JosephNew Bedford, MA Pacific 410 530 5400*
    1859, Aug 1864, JunCole, Frederick P.New Bedford, MA Pacific 862 549 0*
    1865, May 1867, OctChilds, WilliamNew Bedford, MA Atlantic 411 275 1400*
    1867, Nov 1870, AprBaker, Archelaus, Jr.New Bedford, MA Indian 1476 2 0*
    1870, Oct 1874, AugThacher, Otis FreemanNew Bedford, MA Indian 1498 1186 1000*
    1874, Nov 1878, JunGifford, William D.New Bedford, MA Pacific 1410 475 0*
    1879, Jan 1879, Smithers, Charles R.New Bedford, MA Arctic 0 400 6000*